Jamshedpur, June 21 : In a daring incident, two students of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya in Sundarnagar fled their school by jumping over the boundary wall last night at around 9 pm, to be later caught by local residents in Parsudih. The two students, aged 12 years and 10 years, who were sisters had fled.
The students claimed that they were suffering from fever and the administration of the residential school was not attending to their sickness.
Latter on after being nabbed, the local residents handed them to the Parsudihthana where the police called in their guardian and also the school authorities before handing them.
OC, Parsudih police station, Animesh Gupta confirmed about the fleeing by two students of the Sundarnagar-based Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya from the residential school on Wednesday night.
” As per our investigation the two who were sisters jumped from the boundary wall of the school. But, after moving towards the city, they deviated from the route to Parsudih and to Tatanagar railway station crossing which they would have reached their home at Birsanagar. A group of local residents at Namotola in Parsudih spotted the girls and informed the police. The residents had subsequently handed over the girls over the police,” said Gupta.
The OC said after receiving the girls in distress condition, they called in the warden of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya, Rina Singh and also the parents of the two children. The two were students of class VI and class VII respectively and were admitted to the school a month ago only.
Warden Rina Singh said that they came to know about the home-sickness of the two sisters. She had promised the girls that they would be handed over to their parents on coming Saturday.The warden said she had also personally gone over to the police station and talked to the girls before allowing them to go back to the school with the consent of the parents.